Kelly Waters is Co-founder and Managing Director of Waters Group Global, an international consultancy that has assisted dozens of organizations identify new markets, attract investment and expand production capabilities.

 

She has over 20 years experience as a Chief Executive in business development, technology commercialization, and business expansion. As the CEO and President of a regionally focused economic development firm she was a primary driver behind the successful initiative to attract the semiconductor industry to Upstate New York. The effort has resulted in more than $10 billion dollars of manufacturing investment so far.

 

Kelly is a frequent national speaker on the topics of business growth and organizational development. She is the recipient of the American Marketing Association, Capital Region Chapter, Marketer of the Year award and the Albany Chamber of Commerce Woman of Excellence award. She was selected as a Woman of Influence by the Capital Region Business Review, a publication of American City Business Journals. Kelly serves on a number of Corporate Boards of Directors and advisory committees and sustains a large network of executive level contacts in a variety of industry sectors to include nanotechnology, alternative/renewable energy, advanced materials, biotechnology/life sciences, and homeland security/national defense.

 

Kelly Waters, Managing Director of Waters Group Global

Jack Waters

Jack Waters is Co-founder and Partner of Waters Group Global, an international consultancy that has assisted dozens of organizations identify new markets, attract investment and expand production capabilities. Prior to co-founding  Waters Group Global he spent two decades in the US Navy as a test pilot with more than a decade involved in Department of Defense acquisition programs.

 

With more than 25 years of experience in the aviation industry Jack brings a special skill set to Waters Group Global. His depth of experience throughout the aerospace product lifecycle includes developmental flight testing, tactical flight operations, systems design and aerospace manufacturing. This expertise allows him to assess aerospace technology relevance and determine effective market entry points.

 

In addition to flight operations he has expertise in leading design teams and manufacturing divisions. Jack has led production teams through the implementation of LEAN and Six Sigma programs. He maintains appropriate Department of Defense security clearances and executive level contacts throughout the aviation industry.

Jack Waters, Partner

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Kelly Waters

To start a conversation with WGG, contact our Office at Elaine@WatersGroupGlobal.com to set up a phone call.

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